Mendo Lake Women's Clinic provides evidence-based pregnancy options education and medical services at no charge to our patients, but we do not refer or perform abortions.

Category Archives : Options

What Happens to Your Body After an Abortion?

Abortion is often a private matter. In fact, many women choose not to share that they’ve had an abortion even with their family or close friends. Because of the private nature, finding answers about how an abortion impacts a woman’s body can be scarce.  However, scientists have completed studies that reveal the physical and emotional […]

Is An Online Abortion or At-Home Abortion Safe?

With the removal of Roe vs. Wade, women living in states that have banned elective abortions may begin looking at ordering an abortion online. At-home abortions are convenient and discreet, but are they really safe and effective? Understanding how an at-home abortion works and how online abortions are sold can give you some confidence when […]

Do I Have to Tell My Partner I Want an Abortion?

Dealing with an unplanned pregnancy and feeling anxious about sharing your news? Have you decided to have an abortion and are unsure how your partner will react? Your feelings are valid. Walking through an unplanned pregnancy is scary and can be very overwhelming at times.  Understand that you do not have to share your pregnancy […]

I’ve Already Had An Abortion And Don’t Want Another One. What Are My Options?

Are you pregnant and wondering what to do next? If you’ve had an abortion in the past and don’t wish to repeat the procedure, you have the options of adoption or parenting.  Every option has risks and rewards, but learning about the process of each can help you make an informed, confident decision. Here’s a […]

How Will Abortion Affect Me Physically?

If you’re seeking an abortion, you might be wondering what the recovery period looks like and how your body will respond to the procedure.  Whether you have a medical or surgical abortion, women can experience physical and sometimes even emotional side effects following the procedure.  Common Side Effects  Depending on how far along your pregnancy […]

Will My Insurance Pay For My Girlfriend’s Abortion Pill?

Experiencing a pregnancy crisis can create a lot of tension in a relationship. Costs, appointments, and tests you never planned on are now cause for concern.  If you and your girlfriend are considering the abortion pill, you may be wondering if your health insurance can cover the cost. Below is the breakdown of what is […]

Am I Eligible For The Abortion Pill?

Experiencing a pregnancy crisis can be scary. If you or a friend are currently looking into termination procedures, it’s important to understand your options to be sure you receive the best care.  In this article, we will discuss what the abortion pill is and who qualifies for this type of termination. What Is The Abortion […]

What Are the Risks of Ordering the Abortion Pill Online?

Abortion is a serious physical and emotional medical decision. Despite the convenience of ordering the abortion pill online, you should be aware of the side effects and potential risks. Be mindful of what to expect before you buy online. What Is The Abortion Pill? The abortion pill is also known as a medical or chemical […]

Can Women Die If They Can’t Have An Abortion? 

Since the overturning of Roe vs. Wade, many different narratives have been circulating the nation about women’s healthcare. In this article, we’ll discuss how the Supreme Court’s new ruling affects each state and address a few claims surrounding abortion. What Does The Reversal Of Roe v. Wade Mean For Women? Let’s first break down what […]

3 Things To Know If Considering Mail-Order Abortion

Women experiencing an unwanted pregnancy are sometimes quick to turn to abortion. With the abortion pill now available to purchase online, women wanting to keep their pregnancy a secret now have that option.  But ordering the abortion pill online can put women at risk for physical and mental health complications.  There are several instances where […]